Ahead of the 2021-2022 campaign, Denver Nuggets star Jamal Murray picks teammate Michael Porter Jr. as the player of the year.
While we haven’t seen any regular action in the NBA season yet, players can easily be judged by their training camp and preseason performance. There are several discussions about the most improved player award and who will get it. Several analysts picked Houston’s Kevin Porter Jr., some Golden State’s Jordan Poole and others picked Darius Garland or Keldon Johnson as favorites to receive the honor.
One such player who has helped surprise the league with his burst of power is Michael Porter, Jr. of the Denver Nuggets, averaging 9 points and 4.7 rebounds off the bench.
Jamal Murray Net Worth
Jamal Murray’s net worth is approximately $5.2 million. His income comes solely from his NBA career. As mentioned above, he signed with the Denver Nuggets in 2019. This deal nets him a total of $14.5 million and an average annual salary of $3.6 million.
Who is Jamal Murray?
Jamal Murray was born on February 23, 1997, in Kitchener, Ontario. He is the son of Sylvia and Roger Murray and has a brother named Lamar. Jamal’s potential and enthusiasm for basketball was evident from a young age.
Jamal played outdoor basketball for hours when he was just three years old. He was around 6 years old when he joined the league for 10 years. He began playing impromptu at the age of 12 and 13 against top high school and college players. His father was his biggest motivator, thanks to which he practiced a lot of basketball and kung fu.
Paul attended Grand River Collegiate Institute in Kitchener, Ontario, and later enrolled at Orangeville Preparatory School in Orangeville. He attended college at the University of Kentucky.